Lead People Partner
Commercial Operations
Posted on 3/22/2023

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive & Transportation
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or Business Management; Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of field operations experience with 2+ years ideally in a high growth environment
  • Employee Relations/Investigations experience gained in either a People Partner role, Employee Relations Advisory role, or equivalent experience
  • Experience dealing with employment law principles and conducting and advising on investigations
  • Experience advising on a wide range of employee relations issues, including reorganizations and performance issues
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to translate complex issues into straightforward communications
  • Proficient knowledge of Human Resources, policy interpretations and legal requirements
  • Ability to compile information and analyze data to drive decision making
  • Possess a high level of problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in disclosing or withholding confidential information
  • Ability to establish strong cross-functional relationships at all levels and geographies
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Develop a deep understanding of our business and people as you proactively deliver talent insights and help leaders see around the corner
  • Coach leaders from first line managers to Sr. Directors on broadening their own capability while building and leading high performing teams
  • Act as a frontline thought partner to leaders on all aspects of the employee experience: on-boarding, talent acquisition, promotions, change management, employee pulse surveys, compensation, performance management, career development, employee relations and off-boarding (logistics, exit interviews)
  • Advance organizational effectiveness and solve challenges by tapping into your intuition, using good judgment, and driving data-informed people practices
  • Foster a culture of belonging at the individual and collective level
  • Co-develop and facilitate workshops and offsites to clarify team objectives (i.e. vision, values, OKRs) or team-building exercises (remote and in-person)
  • Manage Workday transactions and ensure records are accurate, including new hires, transfers, terminations, job changes, salary adjustments, etc
  • Serve as a confidant for employees and triage inquiries in partnership with centers of excellence regarding benefits, payroll, leaves of absence, job architecture, investigations and career development
  • Suggest and implement new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency and effectiveness of the Human Resources department and organization